Governors Current Affairs - 2019

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President appoints Governors of seven states

President Ram Nath Kovind appointed Governors of seven states including Bihar, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Sikkim, Meghalaya, and Tripura by exercising his authority under Article 156. The appointments will be effective from the dates the incumbents take charge of their respective offices. New Governors Satya Pal Malik: He is former Governor of Bihar who Read More…

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Anandiben Patel takes additional charge as Chattisgarh Governor

President Ram Nath Kovind has given Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel additional charge of Chhattisgarh. She will discharge additional duties until the regular arrangements for the office of governor of Chhattisgarh are made. She was given additional charge following death of Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon (in office from 25 July 2014 to 14 August Read More…

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President appoints new Governors of Odisha and Mizoram

President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Kummanam Rajasekharan as Governor of Mizoram and Prof Ganeshi Lal as Governor of Odisha under Article 153 of the Constitution. Kummanam Rajasekharan will replace Lt. General (Retd.) Nirbhay Sharma who completed his tenure on May 28, 2018. Prof Ganeshi Lal will take charge from Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik Read More…

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Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik given additional charge as Governor of Odisha

President Ram Nath Kovind has given Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik (72) additional charge of Odisha until regular arrangements are made. He was given additional charge after incumbent governor S C Jamir completed his five-year tenure. The five-time Chief Minister of Nagaland S C Jamir had taken over as Odisha governor in March 2013 after Read More…

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Committee of Governors submits report to President

The Committee of Governors submitted its report ‘Rajyapal –VikasKeRajdoot: Catalytic Role of Governors as Agents for Change in Society’ to President Ram NathKovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The Committee was constituted by President during 48th Conference of Governors in October 2017 to examine role of Governors in taking forward the developmental process. It comprises ESL Narasimhan Read More…

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Jagdish Mukhi sworn in as new Governor of Assam

Jagdish Mukhi was sworn in as new Governor of Assam. He was administered oath of office by Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Ajit Singh. Mr. Mukhi succeeded Banwarilal Purohit who has been appointed as the Governor of Tamil Nadu. In his previous assignment, he had served as lieutenant governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Jagdish Read More…

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Banwarilal Purohit sworn in as Governor of Tamil Nadu

Banwarilal Purohit was sworn in as 25th Governor of Tamil Nadu. He was administered oath of office and secrecy by Madras High Court Chief Justice Indira Banerjee. He was transferred from post of Governor of Assam by President Ram Nath Kovind. He will take charge from C Vidyasagar Rao, Governor of Maharashtra who was hold Read More…

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